Stuffed Poblanos

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Jamie Geller's Recipe for Stuffed Poblanos

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  • 4 large poblano peppers: 3 halved lengthwise, 1 finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup peeled and finely chopped butternut squash
  • 1 (14-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, torn for garnish



  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Place the three halved peppers in a baking pan and pour boiling water over them. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a small sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add onions, the finely chopped pepper, and squash; cook for 5 minutes. Add black beans; stir and remove from heat.
  4. Drain the peppers and fill them with the vegetable stuffing. Place stuffed peppers back in the baking pan. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  5. Serve topped with cilantro.